East Timor airport customs regulations, prohibited items & food in 2024

East Timor airport customs regulations, prohibited items & food in 2024

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East Timor customs 🇹🇱
Get import & export customs regulations, restricted items and food restrictions before travelling to East Timor. Items allowed to import is Goods intended for personal use, such as clothing and toiletries. Prohibited items is Live ornamental plants for individuals. Some of restricted items are Pets are subject to certain import requirements, and require an import permit.

Import Regulations

Free to import items into East Timor

Tobacco

  • 200 cigarettes;
  • 100 cigarillos;
  • 75 cigars;
  • 30 grams of cut tobacco; or
  • A proportional combination of these goods.

Alcohol

  • Funds of between US$5000 and US$10,000 must be declared to the customs authorities.
  • Travellers wishing to import over US$10,000 or its equivalent in foreign currency must obtain prior authorisation from theCentral Bank of Timor-Leste.

Currency

  • Funds of between US$5000 and US$10,000 must be declared to the customs authorities.
  • Travellers wishing to import over US$10,000 or its equivalent in foreign currency must obtain prior authorisation from theCentral Bank of Timor-Leste.

Other items

  • Goods intended for personal use, such as clothing and toiletries.
  • Gifts up to a value of US$300.

Prohibited items into East Timor

  • Live ornamental plants for individuals.
  • Fresh cut flowers.

Restricted items into East Timor

  • Pets are subject to certain import requirements, and require an import permit. For further information, please visitQuarantine Requirements for Timor-Leste.
  • Fresh fruit and vegetables must be accompanied by an official government phytosanitary certificate from the country of origin stating that the plant has been inspected and is free from pests.
  • Timber for personal use will be subject to inspection upon arrival, and must be free of plant material, animal residue, seeds, soil, and bark.
  • All dairy products must originate from pasterurised milk, and be commercially produced and packed.
  • Fresh fish must be dead, and clearly labelled with the country of origin. Dried fish will be subject to inspection on arrival.
  • Meat must be fit for human or animal consumption, must be commercially packaged, and must be accompanied by a sanitary certificate from a veterinarian, certifying that the meat is from a single species of animal, and that the meat is free of infectious diseases.

Export Regulations

Free to export items from East Timor

No rules present

Prohibited items from East Timor

No rules present

Restricted items from East Timor

No rules present

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